During the following day, the militants in Donbas sector shelled the Ukrainian positions from mortars, ICV, and machine guns. No casualties among Ukrainian servicemen reported, the press office of the Joint Forces Operation reported on Facebook.
‘The enemy opened aimed fire from 82mm mortars, ICV weapons, grenade launchers, heavy machine guns and small arms at the defenders of the settlements: Stanitsa, Luhanske, Krymske, Novotoshkivske, Novogorodske, Pavlopil, and Hruntove. The enemy used 82mm mortars against the servicemen of the Joint Forces Operation in the area of Novogorodske during the shelling,’ reads the message.
No casualties among the personnel of the JFO reported.
As it was reported earlier, Novotroitske entry-exit checkpoint in Donbas region is closed because of the wildfires. Fire detonates mine-explosive obstacles and unexploded ordnance, which causes a real threat to the life and health of the civilian population.